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a member of the Sicilian Mafia

a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States

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"I say to you, Mafiosi, if you don't do this, your very life will be lost and that will be your greatest defeat," he said.
Raishina area, which was already facing threat with construction of farmhouses, is now under attack of mining mafiosi as illegal activities are rampant here.
"Those who in their lives follow this path of evil, as Mafiosi do, are not in communion with God," he added.
"Sleep with the fishes" being, of course, a famous line in "The Godfather," a reference to the Mafiosi dropping their enemies to the bottom of the sea.
When Hollywood gave him an honorary Oscar in 2010, he joked: "I've played more bandits, thieves, warlords, molesters and mafiosi than you could shake a stick at."
In the strongest assault on mafiosi in Italy in two decades, the pontiff slammed criminal members for their "adoration of evil".
The Pope said that those who in their lives follow this path of evil, as mafiosi do, are not in communion with God.
the protagonists who are absent today--the men and women Mafiosi. Please change your lives, repent, stop perpetrating evil," Pope Francis pleaded.
From the release of Mafiosi prisoners in Sicily by American soldiers during WW II, to a major trial of Mafia bosses in Chicago in 2007, this work serves as a basic reference on the organized crime network.
The same goes for bunkers and if his archives had stretched as far as the tip of Italy's boot, he might have come across some mafiosi hiding underground.
President Giorgio Napolitano asked the court in July to force prosecutors in Sicily to destroy recorded conversations he had with one of 12 people accused of dealings with the Mafiosi behind some of Italy's most notorious killings.
EU aid to Cyprus would benefit Russian mafiosi, says press report: An EU bailout for Cyprus would be beneficial to Russian oligarchs and mafiosi who launder their money, according to the German magazine Der Spiegel, which quotes a German intelligence agency (BND) report.
But in the Eighties, after a sweep by elite police, two uncorrupted magistrates, Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, held mass trials convicting 342 mafiosi.
It's more of the same bone-crushing mayhem, transplanted to the mean streets of New York where Statham's disgraced former NYPD officer gleefully tosses out the salty one-liners ("I've been in restaurants all night - all I got served was lead!") in his trademark growl as he takes a breather between pummelling scores of nefarious Triad and henchmen and Russian mafiosi to a bloody pulp.